The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
London / City of London
Rank 38 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +15
Contract jobs citing REST 148 90 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.09% 3.00% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 9.28% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 80 84
Median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £404 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1073 970 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.90% 32.33% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 805 1227
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 148 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (42.65%) Java
3 117 (41.94%) HTML
4 113 (40.50%) JavaScript
5 109 (39.07%) TDD
6 96 (34.41%) Web Services
7 82 (29.39%) JSON
8 81 (29.03%) CSS
9 78 (27.96%) Scrum
10 74 (26.52%) Git (software)
11 68 (24.37%) SQL
12 67 (24.01%) HTML5
13 64 (22.94%) Spring
14 61 (21.86%) SOAP
15 57 (20.43%) Finance
16 55 (19.71%) MVC
16 55 (19.71%) AngularJS
17 52 (18.64%) C#
18 51 (18.28%) Banking
19 50 (17.92%) BDD
20 49 (17.56%) CSS3
21 47 (16.85%) .NET
22 44 (15.77%) Microservices
23 43 (15.41%) MongoDB
24 42 (15.05%) XML
25 41 (14.70%) Linux
26 40 (14.34%) Node.js
26 40 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
27 39 (13.98%) HTTP
27 39 (13.98%) React

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.94%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.87%) Mule
4 7 (2.51%) CMS
4 7 (2.51%) JBoss
5 6 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.15%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.43%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.08%) Confluence
7 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.72%) WildFly
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.73%) GitHub
4 10 (3.58%) TestFlight
5 5 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.08%) Force.com
6 3 (1.08%) IaaS
6 3 (1.08%) SaaS
7 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.36%) G Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.98%) HTTP
2 11 (3.94%) SSL
3 10 (3.58%) DNS
4 7 (2.51%) Internet
5 4 (1.43%) AMQP
6 3 (1.08%) LDAP
7 2 (0.72%) Firewall
7 2 (0.72%) Network Security
8 1 (0.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.41%) MongoDB
2 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 29 (10.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (10.39%) MySQL
4 27 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (5.73%) Big Data
6 16 (5.73%) CouchDB
7 15 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.58%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (3.58%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.58%) Neo4j
8 10 (3.58%) SQLite
9 9 (3.23%) HBase
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.79%) Redis
10 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.08%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 74 (26.52%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.04%) Maven
4 21 (7.53%) Selenium
5 20 (7.17%) webpack
6 17 (6.09%) Subversion
7 14 (5.02%) Grunt
7 14 (5.02%) gulp
7 14 (5.02%) JIRA
8 13 (4.66%) Bower
8 13 (4.66%) Cucumber
8 13 (4.66%) Vagrant
9 11 (3.94%) Jasmine
10 9 (3.23%) Hudson
10 9 (3.23%) JSHint
10 9 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (3.23%) Protractor
10 9 (3.23%) QUnit
11 8 (2.87%) Babel
11 8 (2.87%) Build Forge
General
1 57 (20.43%) Finance
2 51 (18.28%) Banking
3 14 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.30%) Advertising
5 11 (3.94%) Retail
6 10 (3.58%) Marketing
7 9 (3.23%) Games
7 9 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.51%) Front Office
9 5 (1.79%) Law
10 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 204 (73.12%) Developer
2 69 (24.73%) Java Developer
3 55 (19.71%) Senior Developer
4 40 (14.34%) Architect
5 22 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.17%) iOS Developer
6 20 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (5.73%) Senior iOS Developer
8 15 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (5.38%) UI Developer
8 15 (5.38%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.02%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.02%) Integration Architect
10 13 (4.66%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.30%) Lead Architect
12 11 (3.94%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (41.94%) HTML
2 96 (34.41%) Web Services
3 82 (29.39%) JSON
4 81 (29.03%) CSS
5 67 (24.01%) HTML5
6 64 (22.94%) Spring
7 61 (21.86%) SOAP
8 55 (19.71%) AngularJS
9 49 (17.56%) CSS3
10 47 (16.85%) .NET
11 42 (15.05%) XML
12 40 (14.34%) Node.js
13 39 (13.98%) React
14 38 (13.62%) jQuery
15 32 (11.47%) RESTful
16 28 (10.04%) Ajax
17 27 (9.68%) J2EE
18 26 (9.32%) ASP.NET
19 24 (8.60%) Hibernate
20 23 (8.24%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.38%) User Experience
3 10 (3.58%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (3.23%) Fintech
4 9 (3.23%) Graphic Design
5 8 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.43%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.43%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.08%) Derivative
9 3 (1.08%) Equities
9 3 (1.08%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Wiki
10 2 (0.72%) Clustering
10 2 (0.72%) Life Science
10 2 (0.72%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.70%) Linux
2 27 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 23 (8.24%) Unix
4 10 (3.58%) Android
4 10 (3.58%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.58%) Windows
5 2 (0.72%) CentOS
5 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (39.07%) TDD
3 78 (27.96%) Scrum
4 55 (19.71%) MVC
5 50 (17.92%) BDD
6 44 (15.77%) Microservices
7 40 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (11.83%) Web Development
9 32 (11.47%) Software Engineering
10 31 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 27 (9.68%) DevOps
12 25 (8.96%) OO
13 24 (8.60%) Unit Testing
14 22 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 22 (7.89%) iOS Development
15 21 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (7.17%) SOA
17 18 (6.45%) Kanban
17 18 (6.45%) Test Automation
17 18 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 119 (42.65%) Java
2 113 (40.50%) JavaScript
3 68 (24.37%) SQL
4 52 (18.64%) C#
5 38 (13.62%) PHP
6 32 (11.47%) Scala
7 30 (10.75%) Python
8 21 (7.53%) Apple Swift
9 17 (6.09%) Ruby
9 17 (6.09%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.38%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.94%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.58%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.87%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.51%) C
15 6 (2.15%) XPath
16 5 (1.79%) Apex Code
16 5 (1.79%) ES6
17 4 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.94%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) SDET
3 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (7.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Ceph
3 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.36%) HDFS
3 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.45%) Puppet
2 16 (5.73%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.94%) MOM
4 6 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.08%) Ansible
5 3 (1.08%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) Cacti
6 1 (0.36%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (10.04%) Oracle
2 14 (5.02%) VMware
3 13 (4.66%) IBM
4 12 (4.30%) MuleSoft
5 10 (3.58%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.87%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.51%) Google
7 7 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.43%) Apple
8 4 (1.43%) Solace
8 4 (1.43%) Sybase
9 3 (1.08%) Adobe
9 3 (1.08%) Splunk
9 3 (1.08%) Teradata
10 2 (0.72%) Apiary
10 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.72%) Citrix
11 1 (0.36%) Apigee
11 1 (0.36%) hybris
11 1 (0.36%) Pega
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